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Common DUI Misconceptions
The state of Florida has two ways to prove the guilt of someone charged with driving under the influence (DUI). One way to prove guilt is with evidence (such as video) of a motorist’s bad driving or failure to pass a field sobriety test (such as standing on one leg or walking a straight line). Evidence must also be offered that the driver was under the influence of and impaired by alcohol. A jury then decides if the defendant was impaired and in “actual physical control” of the vehicle, meaning the defendant was physically in or “on” the vehicle (as “on” a motorcycle) and capable of operating it, regardless of whether he or she was actually operating it at the time.
The second way Florida proves a DUI suspect’s guilt is with breathalyzer tests. Some people still have some misconceptions about the “legal limit” of 0.08 percent. A blood alcohol content (BAC) level of 0.08 percent or higher automatically triggers a DUI arrest, but if a driver’s BAC level measures under 0.08 percent, an arrest can still be made if a police officer believes the driver is impaired. The law presumes a driver is impaired with a BAC level of 0.08 percent or higher, and it presumes no impairment at 0.05 percent or under. At BAC levels between 0.05 and 0.08 percent, the state must prove a DUI charge with evidence other than a breathalyzer result.
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If you’re arrested and charged with DUI in Florida, it’s considered a quite serious crime, but there’s no reason to assume that you will be convicted. You will, however, need to contact an experienced Tampa DUI attorney who can find the weakness in the state’s case against you and turn it around to your own advantage. Tampa DUI attorney Robin Fuson will try to have your DUI charge completely dismissed or help you to reach the best possible plea bargain agreement. If those options become unavailable, Robin Fuson will help you compile the evidence and line up the witnesses you’ll need to go to trial, and he will advocate aggressively on your behalf.
A conviction for a drug crime in Florida can create a damaging criminal record, cost thousands of dollars in fines and fees, and even put an offender in a county jail or a Florida state correctional facility. If you’re accused of a drug crime, where can you turn? Tampa drug crimes attorney Robin Fuson can be your advocate if you are charged with any drug crime or drug-related crime in the Tampa area. Attorney Robin Fuson understands that good people can make mistakes, and they can be in the wrong place at the wrong time; Robin Fuson will defend you diligently and work aggressively for the best possible legal result.
Any charge of theft in the state of Florida is serious. Grand theft is the intentional and unlawful taking of property valued at $300.00 or more, and the charge is a felony. Petit theft is stealing or endeavoring to steal property valued at less than $300, and the charge is a misdemeanor. You very much want to avoid a conviction for petit theft, and if you are accused of grand theft in Florida, a prison sentence is a real possibility. If you are accused of any theft charge in the greater Tampa Bay area, it’s imperative to speak immediately with an experienced Tampa theft lawyer – attorney Robin Fuson.
Weapons crimes are aggressively prosecuted in Florida, and state law requires mandatory sentences for a number of firearms-related charges. Florida’s “10/20/Life” law (Section 775.087) mandates a prison term for convictions on at least seventeen different offenses when those offenses are committed with a firearm. The sentence is ten years if a defendant merely possessed a firearm while committing the crime, twenty years if the weapon was discharged during the crime, and life for killing or inflicting injury with a firearm while committing a crime. If you are charged with any firearms violation, take your case to Tampa firearms law attorney Robin Fuson.
Just because someone is accused of prostitution does not mean that person committed the crime. Words can easily be mischaracterized and misunderstood. If you’re charged with prostitution, Tampa prostitution defense attorney Robin Fuson will advocate diligently on your behalf, and he will insist that the state present compelling evidence that proves your guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. Prostitution is a misdemeanor in Florida. A conviction for a first offense is punishable by up to sixty days in jail, a fine of up to $500, or both. A second prostitution conviction is punishable by up to a year in jail and a fine of up to $1,000, or both.
Domestic violence crimes in Florida include assault and aggravated assault, battery and aggravated battery, sexual assault and sexual battery, stalking and aggravated stalking, kidnapping, and other potential charges. Florida law specifically includes a minimum penalty of five days in jail for a domestic violence conviction, but a domestic violence conviction for a second-degree felony is punishable by a prison sentence of up to fifteen years. Tampa domestic violence defense attorney Robin Fuson fully understands how emotionally difficult these cases can be. After considering your case, he can explain your legal options and fight on your behalf.
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Tampa criminal defense attorney Robin Fuson has an impressive record of success on behalf of his clients and a standing that is above reproach in the Tampa legal community. He’s represented clients in scores of criminal cases including DUI, drug crimes, theft crimes, crimes involving a firearm, prostitution, domestic violence and on a variety of felony and misdemeanor charges.
Every client is offered candid legal advice, provided with aggressive defense representation, and treated with complete dignity and respect. If you’ve been charged with a crime in the Tampa Bay area, or if you need defense representation now or in the future, arrange a free legal consultation. Contact the law office of Tampa criminal defense attorney Robin Fuson at 813-933-6807.
Robin Fuson Law Firm Scholarship - $500
At Robin Fuson, P.A., we understand the importance of hard work and perseverance. Attorney Fuson has more than 20 years of experience defending victims in the community, and he hopes every student can improve their life with a new career plan. Unfortunately, recent college graduates often find themselves in debt while trying to find a job. Many college students cannot afford the cost of their education without additional support. Our law firm is committed to helping these students overcome obstacles and achieve success.
Across the nation, students pay for their college degrees with the assistance of grants, loans, and scholarships. However, federal student aid is not offered to every student. We believe all students should have the financial means to pursue their education and career goals. Robin Fuson, P.A. is privileged to offer college students the 2017 Robin Fuson, P.A. Scholarship. Students seeking a higher education have the chance to win this free scholarship by applying before the deadline.
Applicants can enter for free, and there is no obligation to pay the money back. The legal professionals at Robin Fuson, P.A. are proud to help the college students focus on their education and reduce student debt. We want to share this gift with any undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a degree program. Please review the application requirements below. If you qualify, feel free to take advantage of this free scholarship and make earning your degree a little easier.
To apply for the 2017 Robin Fuson, P.A. Scholarship, students must meet the requirements below:
- You are a U.S citizen or legal/permanent resident of the U.S.
- You had an annual salary of less than $35,000 in 2015.
- You are enrolled at an accredited college or university (part-time or full-time) in a bachelor’s or master’s degree program for 2016-2017.
- You must apply by email and include the URL to your Facebook page in the application.
Essay Topics & Submission Types
Application Essay Topics
Applications should include an innovative, college-level essay about one of the essay prompts listed below:
- Discuss any significant accomplishments during high school or college?
- What was the most challenging obstacle you experienced in school?
- How would this scholarship affect your career plans in the future?
- Do you participate in any extracurricular activities or volunteer opportunities?
- Describe how your favorite movie, book, or song has inspired you?
- What skills or traits do you possess because of your education?
An applicant’s essay should be 100% original and contain no plagiarized content. The essay should be typed in a 12-point font (single-spaced) and formatted as a PDF or Microsoft Word Document (.PDF, .DOC, .DOCX).
We will only accept application essays via email.
Applicants also have the option of filming a video instead of submitting an essay. You must respond to one of the essay topics, and the video should last between 3-10 minutes. If you submit a video, you must include a link to the website hosting the video or attach it directly to the email. You are required to submit an essay, but a video is optional.
Winner Of The Scholarship
The $500 scholarship winner will be notified by email one week after the application deadline. The email will include directions to verify their identification and claim the award. Once the student’s identity is confirmed, a check for the scholarship amount will be mailed to the winner.
Deadline for submission: April 31, 2017
How To Apply
All applicants must follow the criteria below as requested:
- Complete and email your essay or video to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Applications must include your name, address, age, high school or college GPA, and Facebook profile URL.
- If you submit a video, applications must also include the URL to the video hosting site.
- Use the email subject line “Scholarship submission.”
- Send all application inquiries by email.
1. How many times can I can submit my application?
Students are only permitted to apply once per year.
2. Do you require a minimum GPA to apply?
Our scholarship does not have a GPA requirement to apply. Any student that qualifies for the application requirements will be considered for the award.
3. Can I call your office to follow up on my application?
No. If a student would like to receive an update, they can send all questions or concerns to email@example.com.
4. Where do I include the URL for my Facebook profile?
Copy and paste the URL into the body of your email.
5. Are students required to have a financial need to apply?
There are no financial requirements to apply. However, this scholarship is designed to assist students who are unable to pay for college.